Languages are ever changing, mixing and mutating, and sometimes they give birth to new ones. Sanskrit gave birth to Hindi and others; Latin is ancestor to a set of languages including Italian, French, Spanish, Portuguese and Romanian; more recently, Afrikaans came from Dutch. But how about English? What will it give birth to?
Novels, short stories and a biography of the Kennedy who became a British aristocrat – these are the ten titles that should sit on your shelf this month.
Short city trips have become a national pastime for Germans and other Europeans. But the things that delight tourists elicit groans from locals in cities like Berlin, Prague and Barcelona. With residents under pressure, protests are growing.